|Value per ton1 (current $/ton)|
(includes multiple modes)
|Air (includes truck and air)||209,611||3,525||59,464|
|Parcel, USPS, or courier||1,597,931||36,029||44,351|
1 Value per ton is defined as the average worth in current dollars of one ton of freight. This measure is computed by dividing the total value by the tons of freight originated.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 2007 Commodity Flow Survey, preliminary data table 1, December 2008.